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predisposed

adjective

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predisposed

verb
past tense of predispose

Synonyms of predisposed (Entry 2 of 2)

formal to cause (someone) to be more likely to behave in a particular way or to be affected by a particular condition
  • Past experiences have predisposed her to distrust people.
  • Researchers have identified a gene that may predispose some people to the disease.

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“Predisposed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/predisposed. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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